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This article is about the place. Sirara can also refer to a Mesopotamian goddess.

At the beginning of 3rd dynasty of Ur Sirara was a temple complex in Lagash - it may also (or instead) have been a city as mentioned in The Royal Chronicle of Lagaš.[1] It has been suggested that the city-state known as Sirara was also called Nina or Nimin which was probably a seaport.[2]


  1. ^ The Royal Chronicle of Lagaš
  2. ^ Zarins, Juris, "The Early Settlement of Southern Mesopotamia: a Review of Recent Historical, Geological, and Archaeological Research", Journal of the American Oriental Society 112.1 (1992), 66.